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Arduino, 3D Printers, Kickstarter, and BitCoin

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

AVC regular Dan Ramsden posted a thougtful essay on GigaOM yesterday. After I read it, I sent Dan an email and I said "do you think big beats little in this phase we are in?" Dan replied that he did and asked me what I thought. think David beats Goliath all day long if you are focused on the right sectors. have said this before.

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Founders Must Keep Their Startup Culture Positive

Startup Professionals Musings

Startup work environments are always chaos, but they can still be great environments to work in, or they can be terrible. We are driven by authority.

5 Trends to Ignore in 2013

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Amid all the forecasts for what next year will bring, here are five business trends you'd be wise to pass up. This article is part of Inc.'s It's fun.

4 Simple Steps to Developing Business Systems

Growthink Blog

There are several reasons why you'd want to build systems and processes in your business. The main ones are: 1. Precision and consistency. read more.

How Gamification Can Take Your Business to the Next Level

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

The workplace is no place for games, right? Not anymore. So What’s This Gamification All About? Play for Pay. Leaderboards. Progress Bars.

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Everything you ever wanted to know about advisors, Part 1

venturehacks.com

Venture Hacks Good advice for startups. SPONSORED BY. Products. Archives. venturehacks. Books. AngelList. About. ← Trust, but verify: Why investors want control. Shirts for VCs → -->. Everything you ever wanted to know about advisors, Part 1. by Nivi on January 31st, 2008. Here are answers to some frequently asked questions about advisors.

More Innovation

deal architect

On the New Florence blog Nice touches at Descartes Evolution Dropbox – a feature for 100 million users Who are you?

How Large Is Your Network? What Does Dunbar’s Number Really Mean?

Ben Casnocha: The Blog

Dunbar’s Number is one of the most misunderstood concepts in sociology. We address it somewhat quickly in The Start-Up of You. Start-Up of You

How I used Andrew Warner’s Secret to Accelerate Customer Development

Kevin Dewalt

My Challenge: No Customers to Develop. After reflecting on my experience over the past year, I asked myself a simple question: “ Who (i.e.

Building a Startup is Navigating an Obstacle Course

Gust

Image via Facebook. Relish it, or if it scares you, don’t try it. That doesn’t mean that starting a business should be a random walk into the unknown.

How Your Z (Work) Visa Journey Might Look Like in China – 10 lessons to learn from

Startup Noodle

I decided to go back in time for a story that happened a while ago, but not that long. It’s my story for getting a Z visa. There is a lot to learn from it.  It’s still written like it happened in the last couple of days, to reflect best what I felt (or [.]. General

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Startup Lancaster Featured Company: Delivery Crowd

charliecrystle.com

Yesterday I posted about Current Estimating/Proposal software. Something like that anyway.

[Review] Going Social

YoungUpstarts

No longer. But Goldman says such deletion can be seen to be too heavy-handed and may give the impression there’s something to hide.

Version 2.0 and why Series Seed Documents are better than capped convertible notes

www.seriesseed.com

SeriesSeed.com. Series Seed Financing Documents Blog. Documents. Blog Archives. Subscribe. « Step 2 (as opposed to version 1.1) | Main. 09/02/2010. Version 2.0 and why Series Seed Documents are better than capped convertible notes. First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win.” Mahatma Gandhi. Disclaimer.

Apple should be asking what would Steve do…oh, good grief!

Mark Birch

Apple should be asking what would Steve do…oh, good grief! Apple Steve Jobs comic humor LOL tech

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Using warrants to pump up your VC valuation

www.mattbartus.com

Home About Matt Client references Contact. View from the Valley. How to pump up your VC valuation. Matt Bartus — February 9, 2010. Post-Money.

Hungry for soup dumplings/xiao long bao? Join my Feast of.

Mark Birch

Hungry for soup dumplings/xiao long bao? Join my Feast of Shanghai tour tomorrow [link] and feast away!

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Cutting Up the Founder’s Pie

www.andrew.cmu.edu

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Building Your House on Sand

Constantly Learning

Companies are building their applications on reusable code. Third-party libraries make up the bulk of a companies code base and is the foundation of the application. However, when companies look for vulnerabilities in their applications they only look at their custom code, which makes up a very small percentage of application. Slides. Video. 736642.

Series Seed Financing Documents

www.seriesseed.com

SeriesSeed.com. Series Seed Financing Documents Blog. Documents. Blog Archives. Subscribe. « About the Series Seed Documents | Main. Step 2 (as opposed to version 1.1) » 02/25/2010. Series Seed Financing Documents. Please note, these are the latest versions of the Series Seed Documents.    Series Seed COI (v 2.0). Reblog (1).

WORSHIP SUNDAY: The Hurt & The Healer by MercyMe - This band.

Mark Birch

WORSHIP SUNDAY: The Hurt & The Healer by MercyMe - This band has been a mainstay for the past decade ever since their song I Can Only Imagine brought them both Christian and mainstream attention. The thing that really stands out however is Bart Millard, one of the best vocalists in Christian rock.

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Avoid Trends & Groupthink

UC Berkeley

by Adii Pienaar , Founder of WooThemes. Since day one, WooThemes has been based in Cape Town, South Africa, and it’s still the only place that we call home today. Even though we have a remote, international team today, that wasn’t the case when we started out. Founding a startup—especially online—has become the hipster thing to do these days.

"Still, consumers may not care enough about data-mining by marketers and information resellers to."

Mark Birch

“Still, consumers may not care enough about data-mining by marketers and information resellers to patronize data vaults. And legislators may eventually require information resellers to periodically provide consumers with free data reports, Ms. Khatibloo, of Forrester, said. think this paragraph neatly sums up the reality for data vault services.